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Peanut CRSP

Peanut CRSP Connects Health and Agriculture Communities through Mycotoxin Research

Staple food crops, particularly those consumed in regions of Sub-Saharan Africa, are often contaminated with mycotoxins which increase people’s susceptibility to HIV and subsequent infections, lead to certain types of cancer, and children’s malnourishment and stunting. The Peanut CRSP led […]

BASIS CRSP/Kenya

Innovative Solutions for Poverty Reduction

Leading scientists and development practitioners shared evidence and provided recommendations on strengthening rural communities’ economic resilience through social protection programs during the BASIS/AMA CRSP’s event “Building Resilience and Assets for Food Security: Evidence and Implications for Feed the Future (FTF).” […]

Rene Clara Valencia demonstrating the brown midrib on the leaf of the bar variety at right as compared to the non-bmr variety at left.

Helping Dairy Farmers Produce Greater Quantities of Milk with New Sorghum Forage Varieties in Central America

As a result of research of the INTSORMIL CRSP a new sorghum variety, “Sorgo CENTA S-2 bmr” was publicly launched in San Salvador, El Salvador. The new variety is the successful result of the long-term research collaboration between the USAID-funded […]

Cambodian woman with motorbike.

BASIS/AMA Hosts Workshop on Gender and Assets in Washington D.C.

Understanding how men’s and women’s access to, control over, and ownership of a range of productive assets (e.g., land and other property, credit, and improved agricultural inputs) has the potential to help donors and development practitioners improve strategies for supporting […]